A More Realistic Career Path

I have found flux to be an interesting concept and one that took me quite a while to get used to. The idea that things are always shifting and nothing is truly fixed. Many people understand this about general life, …

By Rohit Prasad
Rohit Prasad Career Consultant, Denton Campus Rohit Prasad
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Student Success Spotlight

Araceli Sanchez, Class of 2020, Nursing

I decided to apply to the Harris Health Residency program because I wanted to work for a local hospital that values giving back to the community and those most in need. Many hospitals have …

By Bryana Ortiz
Bryana Ortiz Career Consultant, Houston Campus Bryana Ortiz
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20 Video Interview Tips to Help You Dazzle the Hiring Manager and Get the Job

By now, you’re probably familiar with the basics of setting up for a video interview: Find a quiet, clean place to have it, make sure your mic is turned on, and—seriously—put on some pants. But with more and more employers …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Now Offering Virtual Drop-In Hours

The Career Connections Center team is excited to offer virtual drop-in hours!

Virtual drop-ins are currently being held on Wednesday afternoons,3-4 pm and Thursday mornings, 10-11 am. Once you click on the link, you will be added to a virtual …

By Lucy Moran, MS.Ed., GCDF
Lucy Moran, MS.Ed., GCDF Associate Director, Consulting and Programming Lucy Moran, MS.Ed., GCDF
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Self-Care for Healthcare Workers During the Covid-19 Pandemic

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In a matter of weeks, the Covid-19 Pandemic has swept our nation into a state of mixed emotion. While many are laid off or forced to work from home, front-line healthcare workers are pushed to the max with …

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6 Job Search Tips for New Grads and Anyone Else Starting Their Careers During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Graduating from college or otherwise applying for your first professional job is stressful in any circumstance. But it feels especially daunting when the economy, the job market, and the world in general seem to be turned upside down.

As the …

By Lisa Rabasca Roepe - The Muse
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How To Ace Your Video Job Interview During COVID-19

Anyone new to the world of remote work is probably still adjusting to the reality of effective virtual communication while under COVID-19 lockdown. For job seekers, this means confronting the very daunting prospect of video interviews.

While the art of …

By Simona Galant - Springboard
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Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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Staying Motivated and Resilient While Strengthening Your Career Development

“I don’t want to do this assignment” 

“I don’t have motivation” 

“I can’t focus” 

Do any of these sound familiar? Have you said them to yourself? (I have, it’s okay)

Right now, so many things may be swirling around in …

By Bryana Ortiz
Bryana Ortiz Career Consultant, Houston Campus Bryana Ortiz
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Thank You to Our Healthcare Workers

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During this COVID-19 pandemic and the disruption that it has caused, we want to take a moment to recognize our healthcare care workers across the nation. These hard-working heroes work tirelessly to help provide safety and well-being in …

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Starting a New Job Remotely During Coronavirus? Here’s What You Need to Know to Succeed

It’s natural to have first-day jitters when you start a new job. But what happens when your first day is remote? What if many days after that are also remote depending on how long the company keeps folks home as …

By Lisa Rabasca Roepe - The Muse
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